China`s air force conducted its first drill above the western Pacific Ocean on Monday, the Defence Ministry said, in a move that could exacerbate tensions with its South China Sea neighbours including Taiwan and the Philippines.
Iran`s supreme leader denounced on Wednesday US "nuclear threats" against the Islamic Republic, and its elite military force said it would stage war games in a waterway crucial for global oil supplies.
The United States test-fired a
submarine-launched ballistic missile capable of carrying
nuclear warheads during a joint military exercise on Wednesday with
Saudi Arabia, a Western military official said.